Baker & McKenzie adds competition practice in SA
Baker & McKenzie has launched it’s South African competition practice with the acquisition of local firm Vani Chetty Competition Law.comments powered by Disqus
Name partner Vani Chetty and her entire team join Baker & McKenzie in Johannesburg, adding competition capacity to the firm’s existing in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, projects and litigation.
Baker & McKenzie launched its presence in South Africa two years ago with the hire of a team from failed US firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, ad expanded in 2012 with the acquisition of litigation boutique Rudolph Bernstein & Associates.
With the addition of Chetty, Bakers’ Johannesburg partnership grows to 11 people, with a total staff of more than 75.